SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 4, 2013
ACUITY BRANDS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
Company or organization)
(Commission File Number)
1170 Peachtree St., N.E., Suite 2400, Atlanta, GA
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 404-853-1400
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On January 8, 2013, the Company issued a press release containing information about the Company's results of operations for its fiscal quarter ended November 30, 2012. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, which is incorporated herein by reference. The information contained in this paragraph, as well as Exhibit 99.1 referenced herein, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On January 4, 2013, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of 13 cents per share. A copy of the related press release is attached as exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, which is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press Release dated January 8, 2013.
Press Release dated January 4, 2013.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 8, 2013
ACUITY BRANDS, INC.
/s/ Richard K. Reece
Richard K. Reece
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Press Release dated January 8, 2013 (Filed with the Commission as part of this Form 8-K).
Press Release dated January 4, 2013 (Filed with the Commission as part of this Form 8-K).